Faculty

Deanne Anderson, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy Assisting. (B.S., Quinnipiac University; M.S., Central Connecticut State University)

Allan J. Ballinger, Director of Humanities and Communications. (B.A. Excelsior College; M.A., M.S., Central Connecticut State University; D.M.A., University of Connecticut)

Amy Beauchemin, Professor of Computer Literacy. (B.B.A., Western Connecticut State University; M.S.E., University of Bridgeport)

Annjanette Bennar, Director of Academic Skill Development and Computer Literacy. (B.S., 6th Year Certificate, Central Connecticut State University; M.S., M.Ed., University of New Haven)

Sherrilyn Bernier, Associate Professor of Human Services. (B.A., M.S., Central Connecticut State University; Ed.D., University of Hartford)

Paula H. Bowley, Nursing Clinical Instructor. (B.S.N., M.S.N, University of Hartford; Diploma, St. Mary’s School of Nursing)

Cheryl Braxton, Assistant Professor of Human Services. (B.S., M.S., Springfield College; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts/Amherst)

Ashika Brinkley, Program Director Health Sciences and Assistant Professor of Science. (B.S., Morgan State; M.P.H., Yale University)

Anne Marie Buonocore, Assistant Professor of Nursing. (B.S.N., University of St. Joseph; M.S., Syracuse University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut)

Karen Carney, Assistant Professor of Human Services. (B.A., Central Connecticut State University; M.S.W., Southern Connecticut State University)

Carlita R. B. Cotton, Assistant Professor of Science. (B.A., State University of New York; M.Div., Howard University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut)

Robin Cournoyer, Assistant Professor of Nursing. (B.S.N., Saint Anselm College., M.S.N., University of Connecticut)

Paul Danese, Assistant Professor of Science. (B.S., University of Massachusetts; M.S., Ph.D., Princeton University)

Geraldine Dees, NUR 110 Coordinator. (B.S.N. University of Maryland; M.S.N. University of California)

Betsy De La Cruz, Assistant Professor of Human Services. (B.S., M.S., Springfield College)

Michelle Dent, Curriculum Director and Assistant Professor of Child Study. (B.A., State University of New York at Albany; M.B.A., New York University; M.S.E., Fordham University)

Kerryann Deschaies, Nursing Clinical Instructor. (B.S.N., Our Lady of Elms College; M.S.N., University of Hartford)

Vinod Dhar, Curriculum Director of Chemistry and Associate Professor of Science. (B.S., Kashmir University; M.S. Kumaon University; M.Phil., and Ph.D., Kashmir University)

Brian Dixon, Assistant Professor of English. (B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rhode Island)

Paula Dowd, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Health and Natural Sciences. (B.S., University of Connecticut; M.A., Hartford Graduate Center)

Susan H. Eichar, Program Director of Post-Licensure Nursing Programs and Associate Professor of Nursing. (B.S.N., Cedar Crest College; M.S.N., Saint Joseph College; Ed.D., University of Hartford)

Brian Enns, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, and Public Safety and Security (B.S., Westfield State College; M.P.A., University of Hartford)

Kelson Ettienne-Modeste, Assistant Professor of Public Health. (B.S., Trinity College; M.D., Howard University College of Medicine)

Phillip Fox, Assistant Professor of English. (B.A., Connecticut College; M.A., National University)

Kathleen Gavin, Assistant Professor of Child Study and Early Childhood. (B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.S., Central Connecticut State University)

Lauren Gibson-Carter, Curriculum Director and Assistant Professor of Family Studies and Field Education Coordinator for Social Work. (B.S., Empire State College; M.S.W., University of Connecticut)

Linda Gilbert, Nursing Clinical Instructor. (B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Phoenix)

Isalena Gilzene, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Social Work. (B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.S.W., University of Connecticut)

Kelli Goodkowsky, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Histologic Sciences. (B.S., M.Ed., Elms College; HT, ASCP, Hartford Hospital School of Allied Health)

Kieasha S. Goods, Assistant Professor of Mathematics. (B.S., M.Ed., University of Hartford)

Leslie Harris, Assistant Professor of Nursing. (B.A., Eastern Nazarene College; M.S.N., Ed.D., University of Hartford)

Rosemary Hathaway, Associate Professor of Nursing. (B.S., Boston College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Connecticut)

Katherine Kalagher, Program Director for Bachelor of Professional Studies and Associate in General Studies and Assistant Professor of English. (B.A., University of Hartford; M.A., Trinity College; Ph.D., American International University)

John Kania, Assistant Professor of English. (B.A., Assumption College; M.S., Anna Maria College; M.Ed., Harvard Graduate School of Education; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Lowell)

Edward Kobylanski, Associate Professor of Nursing and NUR 100 Coordinator. (A.D., St. Vincent’s College; B.S., Daemen College; M.S.N., University of Hartford)

Sharon J. Koch, Department Chair and Associate Professor of General Education. (B.A., M.S.W., University of Connecticut; M.Ed., University of New Haven; Ed.D., University of Hartford)

Ellen Kraemer, Clinical Instructor, (B.S., Kent State University; M.S.N. Pace University)

Katherine Krivanec, Academic Field Work Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy Assisting. (A.S., Manchester Community Technical College; B.G.S., University of Connecticut; M.A., The Graduate Institute)

Randy Laist, Associate Professor of English. (B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut)

Elizabeth A. Lane, Associate Professor of English. (B.A., M.Ed., American International College)

Natalie LaFreniere, Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene. (B.S., M.S.D.H, University of Bridgeport, Fones School of Dental Hygiene)

Diana J. LaRocco, Chair and Associate Professor of Social & Educational Sciences (B.A., M.S.; Central Connecticut State University, Ed.D., University of Hartford)

Dawn Mapp, Nursing Clinical Instructor. (B.S.N. Asnuntuck Community College; M.S.N. University of Hartford)

Sabrina Marler, Assistant Professor of Mathematics. (B.S., College of Charleston; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

Cyndy Marshall, Clinical Lab. Coordinator, (B.S.N. Fitchburg State College

Donnette Martin, Practicum Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Medical Assisting. (A.S. Goodwin College; B.S., Charter Oak State College; M.S. New England College)

Jack Matthews, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Human Services. (B.A., M.Ed., Springfield College)

Claude Ewart Phillibert Mayo, Assistant Professor of First Year Experience and Coordinator of EC Programs. (B.S., Cornell University; J.D., The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law; M.P.A., Cornell University)

Jillian McDonald, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Medical Assisting. (A.S., Manchester Community College; B.S., Charter Oak State College)

Cynthia McHale-Hendricks, Associate Professor of English. (B.A., Albertus Magnus College; M.A., Trinity College)

Michelle B. Moeller, Assistant Professor of Nursing and NUR 200 Coordinator. (A.D.N., Holyoke Community College; B.S., Springfield College; M.S.N., University of Hartford)

Amy Mongillo, Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene. (B.S., Marquette University; M.S., Southern Connecticut State University)

Barbara Morey, Associate Professor of Nursing. (B.S.N., Central Connecticut State University, M.S.N., University of Hartford)

Bruce Morton, Program Director and Associate Professor of Environmental Studies. (B.A., State University of New York at Plattsburgh; M.E.P.C., The Pennsylvania State University)

Michael Murphy, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Respiratory Care (B.A., Western Connecticut State University)

Kimberly A. Myers, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security. (B.A., Central Connecticut State University; M.S., American International College, Ed.D., University of Hartford)

Yvette Onye, Assistant Professor of Computer Literacy. (B.S., Westfield State College; M.M., Cambridge College)

Justin Piercy, Assistant Professor of Manufacturing. (B.S., University of Phoenix)

Joanna Plizska, Assistant Professor of Histologic Studies. (B.S., M.S., Higher Pedagogical School in Olsztyn)

Henriette M. Pranger, Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Associate Professor of Humanities. (B.A., Trinity College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut)

Albert T. Pucino, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Manufacturing Management and Quality Management Systems (B.E.S., M.S., Ph.D., Stony Brook University)

Kimberly A. Reese, Associate Professor of Science. (B.S., Southern Connecticut State University; M.H.S., Quinnipiac University)

Michael P. Rotondo, Associate Professor of Business Administration and Curriculum Director for Accounting. (B.S., Central Connecticut State University; M.B.A., University of Hartford)

Chantelle Rouleau, Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor of Respiratory Care (B.S., University of Hartford)

Jayanti Roy, Associate Professor of Psychology. (B.A., M.A., University of Delhi, India; M.Phil., Ph.D, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)

Regina E. Salvio, Associate Professor of English. (B.A., University of New Hampshire; M.A.L.S., Wesleyan University)

Maryann Santos, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmic Science. (A.S., Middlesex Community College; B.S., Central Connecticut State University)

Nicole Segovia, Assistant Professor of Psychology. (B.A., University of California, Riverside; M.S., University of Hartford; Ph.D., University of Connecticut)

Cynthia Seiwert, Assistant Professor of Science. (B.A., Earl Ham College; Ph.D., Cornell University)

Cheyenne Seymour, Assistant Professor of English and Communications. (B.A., Long Island University; M.A., Trinity College; Ed.D., New England College)

Jason T. Shea, Director and Assistant Professor of Mathematics. (B.S., M.S., Eastern Connecticut State University)

Rebecca Soto, Practicum Coordinator of Ophthalmic Science (B.S., Southern Connecticut State University)

Diane Sperger, Director and Associate Professor of English. (B.A., Salve Regina University; M.S., Central Connecticut State University; Ed.D., University of Hartford)

Marcie Stock, Assistant Professor of Science. (B.S., State University of New York at Albany; Doctor of Chiropractic, Life Chiropractic College West)

Ellen Swider, Assistant Professor of Academic Skill Development. (B.A., M.S., University of Connecticut, Neag School of Education)

Clifford E. Thermer, Assistant Vice President, Strategy & Business Development; Chair and Associate Professor of Business, Management and Advanced Manufacturing (M.P.A., University of New Haven; B.A., Ed.D. University of Hartford)

Ernesto Varela, Program Director and Associate Professor, Business Administration. (B.A., M.A., University of Miami Florida; M.B.A. University of Florida; Ed.D., Argosy University)

Vita Vernace, Curriculum Director for Biological Sciences and Assistant Professor of Science. (B.A., M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.Phil, Ph.D., The Graduate School and University Center City University of New York)

Pamela Walker, Assistant Professor of Nursing and NUR 220 Coordinator. (B.S., University New York Regents; M.S.N., University of Hartford)

Leonard Walsh, Program Director and Assistant Professor of CNC Machining and Supply Chain & Logistics Management (B.S., Villanova University; M.B.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S., D.B.A., National Graduate School)

Janice F. Watts, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Nursing. (R.N., Hartford Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Hartford)

Tammy Webb, Curriculum Director Social Sciences and Associate Professor of Psychology. (B.S., M.A., American International College)

Fred White, Assistant Professor of Mathematics. (B.S., Adelphi University; B.S., Dickinson College; J.D., Western New England School of Law)

Lisa Wisniewski, Assistant Professor of Academic Skill Development. (B.A., University of Connecticut; M.S., Central Connecticut State University)

Michael Wolter, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Management and Leadership. (B.S., M.S., Eastern Connecticut State University)

Brittney Yancy, Assistant Professor of Humanities. (B.A., Hampton University; M.A., University of Connecticut)